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Gender and ageing : changing roles and relationships

Author: Sara Arber; Kate Davidson; Jay Ginn
Publisher: Maidenhead ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2003.
Series: Ageing and later life.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
This text emphasizes changing gender roles and relationships, gender identity and an examination of masculinities in midlife and later life. It covers the need to reconceptualize partnership status, in order to understand the implications of both widowhood and divorce for older women and men.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gender and ageing.
Maidenhead ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Arber; Kate Davidson; Jay Ginn
ISBN: 0335213200 0335213197 9780335213191 9780335213207 9780335224067 0335224067
OCLC Number: 58460502
Description: xi, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Changing approaches to gender and later life / Sara Arber, Kate Davidson and Jay Ginn --
Masculinities and care work in old age / Toni Calasanti --
New identities in ageing: perspectives on age, gender and life after work / Eileen Fairhurst --
Reconceptualizing intimacy and ageing: living apart together / Klas Borell and Sofie Ghazanfareeon Karlsson --
Sex and ageing: a gendered issue / Merryn Gott and Sharron Hinchliff --
Bringing outsiders in: gay and lesbian family ties over the life course / Ingrid Arnet Connidis --
Social networks and social well-being of older men and women living alone / Jenny de Jong Gierveld --
Getting by without a spouse: living arrangements and support of older people in Italy and Britain / Cecilia Tomassini, Karen Glaser and Janet Askham --
Sharing the crust? Gender, partnership status and inequalities in pension accumulation / Debora Price and Jay Ginn --
Re-examining gender and marital status: material well-being and social involvement / Sara Arber, Debora Price, Kate Davidson and Kim Perren --
Exploring the social worlds of older men / Kate Davidson, Tom Daly and Sara Arber --
Sleep as a social act: a window on gender roles and relationships / Jenny Hislop and Sara Arber.
Series Title: Ageing and later life.
Other Titles: Gender and aging
Responsibility: edited by Sara Arber, Kate Davidson and Jay Ginn.


Contains original chapters on gender and ageing, addressing emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. This work emphasizes the changing gender  Read more...


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